Aria Brownell is an artist living and working in Austin, Texas

She has a BFA in Painting from SUNY Purchase College

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I’m invested in portraying the figures I paint in a way that is honest to my perspective as a female. I find myself creating myths around a cast of characters playing in a story of kinship, affinity, intimacy, exploration, and turbulence. I intend to invoke a familiarity and sentimentality by displaying the idiosyncrasies of the ensemble I am painting.